Day at the Capitol
Students — meet with your legislators at the State Capitol to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program! This program provides critical support to over 80,000 Minnesotans — that’s one in three undergraduates at public and private colleges.
**Due to COVID-19, the Day at the Capitol events scheduled for March 26 and April 15 have been canceled.**
2020 Day at the Capitol dates:
- Wednesday, February 26: Augsburg, Macalester, St. Scholastica
- Tuesday, March 10: Gustavus, Hamline, Saint Benedict, Saint John’s, St. Catherine
- Thursday, March 26: Bethany Lutheran, Bethel, Concordia College, Concordia University, Saint Mary’s
- Wednesday, April 15: St. Olaf, St. Thomas
What happens at Day at the Capitol?
You'll receive a policy and lobbying briefing including comments from House and Senate members who represent your campus. Then you'll meet with legislators and attend a Q&A session. The Minnesota Private College Council provides training and materials and makes legislative appointments for participants. See schedule examples.